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NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People
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NEPA BlogCon 2012 - Blogging for Smart People

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App developer extraordinaire Jason Gaylord gives you the scoop on content management systems and blogging platforms, so you know which one is right for you. If you're a new blogger and aren't sure …

App developer extraordinaire Jason Gaylord gives you the scoop on content management systems and blogging platforms, so you know which one is right for you. If you're a new blogger and aren't sure where to begin or simply want to get more out of your CMS, this is the session for you.

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    • 1. vBy Jason Gaylord
    • 2. Let‟s Learn ~ Here are today„s goals:1. Common Blogging Terms2. Blogging Platforms (or Content Management Systems)3. Setting up a Blog
    • 3. 1) Common Blogging Terms
    • 4. BlogA blog is short for web log, or online diary  Earliest blogs were known as “zine”
    • 5. PostA blog post is a new entry for your online blog
    • 6. Tag/CategorySometimes, blog posts have tags or categories which allowsimilar posts to be grouped by some common theme
    • 7. RSSRSS is an XML (eXtensible Markup Language) format for yourblog posts to be shared with other online resources or with anRSS reader such as Google Reader  RSS is an acronym for Really Simple Syndication (most common)  Sometimes RSS is referred to as a feed  Atom is another format for blog post syndication
    • 8. CMSA CMS allows administrators or users with proper permissions tomodify content of a website that may include blog posts, images,and overall layout  CMS is an acronym for Content Management System  Many CMS solutions offer inline WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) editors that simulate document editing such as Microsoft Word
    • 9. 2) Blogging Platforms and CMS
    • 10. Wordpress Wordpress is by far the most popular CMS and blog engine Wordpress has a lot of capabilities that can be extended if hosted away from Wordpress or if you pay for premium services Wordpress now hosts Microsoft Windows Live Spaces Wordpress has both pay and free versions
    • 11. Blogger Blogger.com is now owned by Google Blogspot is now part of Blogger.com Integrates with Google+ (Google‟s version of Facebook) Limited theme support and lack of overall customization Blogger is known as a blog engine and not a CMS system Blogger is a free blog engine
    • 12. TypePad TypePad is gaining momentum as one of the more popular blog platforms One of the top reasons bloggers use TypePad is for the theme customization TypePad only has pay models
    • 13. Movable Type Movable Type was once the second most popular blog engine Since 2003, only 2 major versions of the application have been developed Movable Type has help influenced other former software titles from Six Apart including TypePad (3) and LiveJournal (5) Movable Type has both a free Open Source version and Premium versions
    • 14. LiveJournal LiveJournal is only available online LiveJournal contains a “friends” list capability that allows users to syndicate other feeds on their journal Although over 50% of the traffic of LiveJournal is from the US, almost 20% is from Russia
    • 15. Other CMS/Blog Engines
    • 16. 3) Setting up Your
    • 17. What is tumblr?tumblr. is a micro-blogging system that allows its members toblog
    • 18. DEMOtumblr.com
    • 19. How can we post to tumblr? Website Mobile Apps  iPhone  Android  Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry 10 ~ TBA Email Phone
    • 20. For More Info Next Sessions:  HTML 101 - for the techies  SEO 101 - for those looking to improve their blog rank Other Events:  .NET Valley – NEPA Technology User Group (dotnetvalley.com)  TECHbash 2013 – Spring 2013 (techbash.com)  Pennsylvania Conference for Women – October 2nd, 2012  BlogWorldExpo – NYC Summer 2013 (blogworldexpo.com)
    • 21. Contact Me (Jason Gaylord) Website: jasongaylord.com Email: jason@jasongaylord.com Twitter: @jgaylord
    • 22. ???(Questions)

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